Many fail to understand the acts of awareness, which are:
Focus = a beam
Attention = a gentle light; a luster
Inattention = darkness; dimness
– With focus you build a wall around perception, this is limitation.
– With attention you leave space for perception, this is vast, expanded.
– With inattention you are fragmented, partial, which causes you to cut direct perception off altogether, for it is a filter; similar to focus.